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UAL's Captain Denny Flanagan (In-Flight Experiences, Sightings, Schedule, etc.)

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Captain Denny's Retirement flight roll call. Please list your handle, cabin, and when you will be arriving in SEA, where we will arrange a dinner on 5/30.

Pat89339 - F - arriving 5/30
legalalien - F - arriving 5/31 (I can guest 2 into UC at either SEA or ORD)
Jubileesmom-F-arriving 5/30 ( I also can guest 2 into UC. )
Whiskarina - F - arriving 5/30
wxguy - F - arriving 5/30 via Capt Denny's second to last flight
FlyerBeek - F - arriving 5/29
JeepGuyDE - F - arriving 5/29 (need guesting into UC)
jmd001 - F - arriving 5/30 (would appreciate guesting into UC)
texasex95 - Y - arriving 5/31 (hopefully 5/30 if I can change my flight)
alanro - F - arriving 5/30 (I can also guest 2 into UC)
mendicantmonk - Y - arriving 5/30 (need guesting into UC)
SFO 1K - F - arriving 5/30 (I can guest 2 into UC)
wtigerFF - F - arriving 5/30 UA 635 (I can guest 2 into UC)
YRKInsider - F - arriving 5/30 UA 635 (can guest 2 into UC)
N1120A - F - Arriving 5/31 UA635 (Probably need guesting into UC)
CleUnited - Y - Arriving 5/30 (hopefully)
cawhite - F -arriving 5/30 UA635
paranoiatx - F - arriving 5/28 (can guest 2 into UC and/or 1 into CL)
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Old May 30, 16, 9:06 am
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I had a suspision it would get swapped out. I was on that flight but had to cancel for a family matter.
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Old May 30, 16, 9:09 am
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Originally Posted by LASUA1K View Post
I had a suspision it would get swapped out. I was on that flight but had to cancel for a family matter.
He said it was swapped due to MX on the 757-300.
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Old May 30, 16, 9:12 am
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Originally Posted by legalalien View Post
If Capt. Denny is up for it, I'll be happy to arrange something at Shoeless Joe's. They are usually quite accommodating, and I imagine Tuesday night is not terribly busy time for them.
Great!

Capt. Denny said that he can be there, but his family is going home.
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Old May 30, 16, 9:39 am
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Second-to-last flight, UA635 ORD-SEA, just swapped from a 757-300 to a 767-200 3-class. Now way oversold but with flat seats and Ch9 . But on a 1-hour MX delay. Wxguy is now in 2K The whole Flanagan family is here in the gate area, and Captain Denny just did his pre-boarding announcement.

They're now offering $500 in ecerts to VDB, with the first nonstop out on AS at 7pm. Oversold by 30!

Captain Denny just told me it might get swapped again tomorrow -- keep an eye on your seats!
753 has 24 + 57 +132 = 213
763 has 6 + 26 + 71 + 80 = 183

ouch!
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Old May 30, 16, 10:05 am
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Originally Posted by legalalien View Post
If Capt. Denny is up for it, I'll be happy to arrange something at Shoeless Joe's. They are usually quite accommodating, and I imagine Tuesday night is not terribly busy time for them.
I'd like to join if you get something together. I'll be coming in on Denny's flight.

Thankfully my row 2 seat stayed intact for today's UA635.
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Old May 30, 16, 11:44 am
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Sheesh. If I get bounced out of my paid first seat again this week, I'm going to be a little ticked (again). hehe. Last week I lost 2 with one being rebooked to the back in the middle seat after a seven hour delay. Then second rebook on same itinerary (missed connection in DEN due to very late arrival of the previous segment) the next day, at least to eco plus but I still paid for 1st. I'm still recovering from last weeks flights where I also picked up a nasty cold on those rebooks. Still, ready to go
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Old May 30, 16, 12:53 pm
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Originally Posted by Pat89339 View Post
Great!

Capt. Denny said that he can be there, but his family is going home.
Originally Posted by cawhite View Post
I'd like to join if you get something together. I'll be coming in on Denny's flight.
I'll call the restaurant later today to arrange a spot for the group. If everything works out, I'll create a thread in the Chicago forum, and post a link here.

N75853 is scheduled to be our bird tomorrow. Currently at ORD, getting ready to depart for LAX later tonight. Keeping fingers crossed; looking forward to seeing everyone on board!

ETA: Post-flight meet details posted below. The assigned plane has been changed to N74856. Currently on its way to LAX.

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Old May 30, 16, 1:33 pm
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Anything going on in SEA before departure? Or just an informal lounge meetup?

Trying to figure out when to head to airport (and/or when to head over to UC from CL)...
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Old May 30, 16, 2:34 pm
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Originally Posted by paranoiatx View Post
Anything going on in SEA before departure? Or just an informal lounge meetup?

Trying to figure out when to head to airport (and/or when to head over to UC from CL)...
We will probably figure that out tonight and I'll post here.
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Old May 30, 16, 3:14 pm
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I forgot about the Centurion Studio at SEA. I can guest 2 there, though I'm assuming the main meet is in the UC, where I'm not a member anymore and not sure if an inbound from YYZ counts as not on the same ticket.
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Old May 30, 16, 3:27 pm
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Originally Posted by N1120A View Post
I forgot about the Centurion Studio at SEA. I can guest 2 there, though I'm assuming the main meet is in the UC, where I'm not a member anymore and not sure if an inbound from YYZ counts as not on the same ticket.
I love CS, but it is tiny, and United gates are a bit of a hike from there. It seems we have enough UC memberships to guest everyone in, based on the Wiki above.
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Old May 30, 16, 3:42 pm
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With the arrival of Denny's delayed flight, mine arrived a few minutes before. Denny's arrival in Seattle.
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Old May 30, 16, 5:40 pm
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Originally Posted by legalalien View Post
I love CS, but it is tiny, and United gates are a bit of a hike from there. It seems we have enough UC memberships to guest everyone in, based on the Wiki above.
What timeframe are we looking at for the UC? I am arriving on 635. If on time, I'll be in at 11:45.
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Old May 30, 16, 5:44 pm
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Originally Posted by N1120A View Post
I forgot about the Centurion Studio at SEA. I can guest 2 there, though I'm assuming the main meet is in the UC, where I'm not a member anymore and not sure if an inbound from YYZ counts as not on the same ticket.
the studio is also only one guest instead of the 2 for the lounges
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Old May 30, 16, 6:49 pm
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Originally Posted by N1120A View Post
What timeframe are we looking at for the UC? I am arriving on 635. If on time, I'll be in at 11:45.
I should be there earlier - arriving around 9:30am - and will keep an eye on this thread. PM me for phone number, too.
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